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Virginia Satir

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Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

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This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

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Allan K. Chalmers

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

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Forest Witcraft

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

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When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

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Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

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What we've got here is failure to communicate.

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No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

We're on a mission from God.

Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)